“My diet was dictated by strict rules on food and exercise that I’d followed religiously”
Jessica’s problems with her body image and academic pressure were a gradual process, and their beginnings are difficult to pinpoint. Here, she writes about how she was let down by health professionals from the very beginning, but how she has responded well to treatment and is now living her life with the support of her family.Read more
Seasonal Affective Disorder: "I just wanted to hibernate"
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? Read Abigail's story to understand how SAD can affect you, and how a diagnosis helped her to alleviate the symptoms.Read more
Somerset to be a trailblazer for mental health careRead more
Life after the storm
I was experiencing the perfect storm of symptoms. I was off work, back at home with my parents, My doctor had changed my anti-depressant medication... It was the cherry on top of a bad situation.Read more